Alex Ovechkin will trade All-Star linemate Sidney Crosby for his regular linemates Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie as the Washington Capitals return from the All-Star break to play the suddenly surging New York Islanders in Brooklyn on Tuesday. The biggest question surrounding Washington will be if John Carlson will play. The Caps recalled defenseman Christian Djoos as well as forward Chandler Stephenson on Monday. Will either player get into the lineup or is it just a precaution?
Stream the game via CSNmidatlantic.com/CapitalsStream or tune in to CSN+ at 6:30 p.m. for coverage. Here is everything you need to know:
What: Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
When: Tuesday, 1/31 at 7:00 p.m. ET.
How to Watch: Capitals at Islanders will be broadcast on CSN+ and streamed via CSNmidatlantic.com/CapitalsStream
When is the Capitals-Islanders game?
The Capitals (33-10-6) play the New York Islanders (21-17-9) Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
What channel is the Capitals-Islanders game on?
The Capitals-Islanders game is broadcast on CSN+. The coverage of the game begins at 6:30 p.m. with Caps GameTime. The game begins at 7:00 p.m with Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin. For postgame coverage, stick around for Caps Extra following the game. (CSN channel Finder)
Where can I stream the Capitals-Islanders game?
The Capitals-Islanders game is available to stream live here on csnmidatlantic.com/CapitalsStream and the NBC Sports app and is available to authenticated CSN Mid-Atlantic subscribers on desktops, tablets, mobile devices and connected TVs anywhere in the United States.
What are the lines for the Capitals-Islanders game?
Based Monday's practice, here are the projected lines:
Alex Ovechkin - Nicklas Backstrom - T.J. Oshie
Marcus Johansson - Evgeny Kuznetsov - Justin Williams
Brett Connolly - Lars Eller - Andre Burakovsky
Daniel Winnik - Jay Beagle - Tom Wilson
Karl Alzner - John Carlson
Dmitry Orlov - Matt Niskanen
Brooks Orpik - Nate Schmidt
Philipp Grubauer starts with Braden Holtby as backup
Chandler Stephenson, Christian Djoos, Taylor Chorney
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